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Relay boys snap up bronze in World Short Course thriller

Relay boys snap up bronze in World Short Course thriller

8 December 2016

A “jack of all trades” relay is the toast of the Australian Dolphins Swim Team in Canada after their stirring bronze medal winning performance in the prestigious men’s 4x100m freestyle on Wednesday.

Three new sports added to Buenos Aires 2018 Programme

Three new sports added to Buenos Aires 2018 Programme

8 December 2016

The IOC Executive Board agreed to add dance sport, karate and sport climbing to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Programme, which will be in addition to the 28 sports currently set to be contested for the third Summer YOG.

Team Australia Squad confirmed for revolutionary event series

Team Australia Squad confirmed for revolutionary event series

7 December 2016

Rio 2016 Olympians are among the 42-strong Team Australia Squad for Nitro Athletics Melbourne confirmed by Athletics Australia today.

Massive 12 months of Australian beach volleyball ahead

Massive 12 months of Australian beach volleyball ahead

7 December 2016

Three major international events and an Asian tour event are the highlights of the biggest season in Australian beach volleyball since the Sydney Olympics, and it all kicks off later this month.

Batch & Gaudoin named as new Hockey Head Coaches

Batch & Gaudoin named as new Hockey Head Coaches

7 December 2016

Hockey Australia have confirmed the new head coaches for the Australian men's hockey team and the Australian women's hockey team, as Colin Batch and Paul Gaudoin respectively.

Good start to SWC Melbourne for Aussies

Good start to SWC Melbourne for Aussies

7 December 2016

It was a strong start yesterday for Australia’s 470 Silver Medallists at Sailing World Cup Melbourne, the final event of the 2016 circuit.

Cheerleading and Muaythai become IOC recognised Sports

Cheerleading and Muaythai become IOC recognised Sports

7 December 2016

The martial art of Muaythai kickboxing and Cheerleading have made their way into the Olympic movement.

 Optus wins Australian Olympic Committee Gold

Optus wins Australian Olympic Committee Gold

6 December 2016

Optus has been awarded the Australian Olympic Committee’s Gold Inspiration Award for excellence in Olympic Marketing.

 Daredevil fast with more than a touch of danger

Daredevil fast with more than a touch of danger

6 December 2016

Australia has always been competitive in the international mix of Short Track Speed Skating, and the 2016/17 Aussie short trackers may be small in collective numbers, but the tight-knit group is big on passion and commitment.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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